Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Physiology 4520A/B

STEM CELLS AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE


Central concepts in regenerative medicine are explored, with a focus on the preclinical development of stem cell therapies. Emphasized are: fundamentals of tissue-specific (post-natal) stem cell isolation, expansion and functional characterization using xenotransplantation into immunodeficient mouse models for the treatment of human hematopoietic disorders, ischemic vascular diseases, diabetes and cancer.

Prerequisite(s): Physiology 3120 and Physiology 3140A.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: PHYSIOL